Category : Florida

Southeast / Florida - 1 week ago

Chi Eta Expands Its Nursing Sorority by Six

Pictured from left to right: Ashley Hughes, Freddie Webster, Yvette Lowery, Talisha Taylor and Michelle Hamilton Five new members were inducted into Chi Eta Phi Nursing Sorority Inc. Sigma Chapter at Peace Missionary Baptist Church. As part of their...

Southeast / Florida - 1 week ago

Local Sports Guru Keynotes PRIDE Anniversary

Shown at the meeting is (L-R) Greg Miller (founding member), Wilene Dennis (P.R.I.D.E co-founder), Michael Huyghue (author – Behind The Line of Scrimmage), Felice Franklin (P.R.I.D.E co-founder) and Doug Pollard (founding member). The People Reading...

Southeast / Florida - 1 week ago

The Longest Table Sets a record

 A record number of Jacksonville citizens participated in the Longest Table. Held in the heart of downtown Jacksonville, the free dinner united all parts of the city to fellowship with strangers. Over 700 participants enjoyed the fellowship sponsored...

Southeast / Florida - 1 week ago

ONYX Foundation Donates to Education

The ONYX Foundation donated $1,000 to Orange Center Elementary School to help students get excited about reading. The Renaissance Accelerated Reader. program aims to motivate kids to read by offering incentives when they hit their weekly reading goal...

Southeast / Florida - 1 week ago

Dr. Samuel Wright – Lifetime Achievement Award

Samuel L. Wright, Ed.D., received the Lifetime Achievement Award during the 2019 the Tampa Bay Gospel Awards. Wright, a member of the ONYX Magazine Advisory Committee and former student ombudsman at the University of South Florida, is known for his v...

Southeast / Florida - 1 week ago

Commentary: Decolonize Thanksgiving

Every year, more Americans opt out of celebrating Thanksgiving. Others heavily consider it. Maybe it’s because they don’t have friends and family to share the holiday with, or simply don’t want to share the holiday with the friends and family they ha...

Southeast / Florida - 1 week ago

Money Matters: Black Money Matters

Black Lives Matter is an international activist movement, originating in the black community to campaign against the violence and systemic racism toward black people; and the campaign has had some success. If that scenario rings true, is it not time...

Southeast / Florida - 1 week ago

HBCU: Punching Above Their Weight

A college degree is increasingly vital for career mobility and economic success as more employers are requiring greater levels of education and credentials. For more than 150 years, historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have played a l...